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. the movie is searching for sugarman house self africana fans helped discover a mexican-american detroit musician and the same way the british rockers came to chicago in the early '60s. the city of detroit decrepit and gritty but at its heart to industries that have kept it's hard to beating cars and music. hard to beating, cars in and heart beating cars and music. >> while also working to keep his musical life. >> i always played music. >> the 70 year-old rodriguez recorded an album in 1959 motown hated it, the music capital of the world for recording and performing a time when a lot of other detroit musicians had huge fan base is domestically and internationally but rodriguez's music never sold in the u.s. anyways but he kept slugging away at manual labor. rodriguez, a human metaphor for detroit both facing setbacks but hardly defeated. exhibiting results resilience determination believing in better days ahead. while working and raising a family rodriguez took 10 years off to earn a 4 year college degree. >> how one can improve once the station in life... >> his lyrics were intel
to a new documentary. the city of detroit huge portions abandoned and decaying and decrepit and gritty but at its heart to industries that have killed people speeding cars and musickept its pulse beating: cars and music ... one man who calls the city home worked to restore some of the structure ... we have the infrastructure and we will leave it for the plumbers and the electricians ... i'll always play music ... this 7 year-old recorded his first album in detroit in 1969 ... motown was a haven ... the music of rodriquez never sold in the united states so he kept plugging away and manual labor blue-collar to the bone >>he is a human metaphor for detroit boldfacing setbacks but harley defeated both exhibiting resolved and resilience and determination believing in better days ahead ... while working and raising a family rodriquez took 10 years to earn a 4 year college degree >>how can one improve one's station in life ... >>but before attending wayne state univ. his lyrics were intelligent creative and reflective of reality in that city ... he hoped to be part of detroit's resurrecti
and into the weekend, a warming trend underway. >>gary: the oakland a's lose another tough one. detroit, the '80s and now, bob melvin's team, the first-place texas rangers. when you are down to the few games in the season, you have to win. bell dramatize the game at 4. oakland is trying to hang on. there are two games ahead of the angels. they are a game and a half behind baltimore which is a tough wild-card spot and now, they're five games back from texas in the divisional race. it's it has been a great season for the oakland a's but they need to buckle up and see if they can hang on for this final week and a half. the giants enjoyed the day off. >>gary: @ darren mcfadden got loose yesterday. >> and is a confidence booster for everyone. >>gary: here is a frightening moment. >> he is a fighter and a warrior. >>gary: harbaugh, before they go to the york has training in ohio. >> you are not better than anyone else unless you prove it. 16 esperance. we do not subscribe to the marathon.. >>gary: >>gary: somehow this seattle player got in there and the referees are calling it a touchdown. there
of the greatest game ever played. >> of hopscotch. >> of hopscotch. >> all right. >> this is in detroit, michigan, and we've got two hoppers, we've got beth and eric, attempting to break a world record. the world's longest hopscotch. >> how long are they hopping for? >> long way to go. >> 4.2 miles. of hopscotch. >> yeah. that's impressive. >> even more so, it's impressive someone took chalk for four miles and made a hopscotch thing for four miles. >> they take their hopscotching seriously. >> hop, hop, two. hop, hop, two. see what i'm saying. >> i thought there was a stone you had to throw. >> throw the stone f it lands in the square you can't step in that square. >> they omitted the stone throwing. >> this is hopping. beth was the hopper in the lead of this entire event and people did join them on the hop scotch board at different points. but these two were the only two that did it the entire 4.2 miles. >> about to set the world record. >> they're setting videos to recordsetter.com to get the official confirmation that this is a hopscotch world record. [ applause ] >>> i believe this is hidden
investments in the cayman islands or investments in companies that hurt america or his plea to let detroit go bankrupt. maybe it's proposed tax restructuring raising taxes on every day people to fund tax cuts for millionaire the. if you want to see the real romney and his real policy, truly follow the money folks. the bible says wherever your pressure lies that's where you'll find your heart. romney's treasure is the size of his own wallet, not yours, and it lies offshore with his profits, with our jobs and with a bunch of self-serving bets against america, and that's what he doesn't want you to see. coming up, the ads are airing, the spin doctors are spinning and the war rooms are rumbling. it's a monday on the campaign front. we will get you caught up on the latest. >> plus, secrets lives distortions, untruths, all of that and more flip-flops tonight on 60 minutes. later, i'll put it as simply as i can, republicans setting up laws to prevent minorities from voting. if that statement is in any way false, go ahead, sue me. (vo) cenk uygur is many things. >>oh really? >>tax cuts don't create j
, then detroit, and when he was in detroit he made fun of jimmy carter for actually giving his opening speech in the home of the kkk that time. i would add that jimmy carter also endorsed maddox for governor, the segregationist restaurant owner who chased blacks from his restaurant. al gore, well, of course his father, al gore sr., voted against the '64 civil rights act, an unrepentant segregationist. all the segregationists in the senate were all democrats, remained liberal. strom thurman, 18 years after running as a dixie-crat, not a dixie-can, because the segregation wing, the racial wing, always part of the democratic party, the same way the abortion ladies are part of the democratic party now, and they've tried to make up for this awful history by, first of all, reversing the parties they call the democrat segregationist southerners, again not all southerners -- >> sean: when you look at demographics, in a sense these tactics, class warfare, scaring granny, and the race card has been -- you have to acknowledge a truth. the truth is to a certain extent it's been successful. >> yes. becaus
news, detroit. >>> and if you're wondering about the price, it will be about an extra $2,000 on the price of any car. >>> thank you for watching. we're always here on abcnews.com. "nightline" later. we'll see you again tomorrow night. good night.
, he opened a campaign and that is when he was in detroit, you're giving his opening speech. i would add jimmy carter endorsed maddox for governor. the restaurant owner chasing black was a shotgun. endorsed by jimmy carter a democrat running up against of course a racit. al gore senior voted against 64 civil rights act. all these are liberals. segregationists weren't all democrats they remains liberal there's is only one that became a republican, and strom thurmond. 18 years after running as a dixie crat, notice he didn't call himself a dixie jam. the racist wing part of the democratic party, the same way abortion ladies are part of the democratic party now. tried to makeup for this by reversing the party calling this democrat segregationist southerners again. >> sean: when you look at demographics this is the race card. >> it has has acknowledged it has been successful. >> they're appealing to a law, and beginning with whyes and then, having been segregatio segregationists and they they spent the next playing image nairy races. generally irish cop that's live in queens we have decad
hard by the housing meltdown, prices were up more than 16% in july. in detroit they jumped more than 6%. and in denver prices were up nearly 5.5%. all of that good news for the folks who are keeping up with their mortgages. but people facing foreclosure are running into a new problem. nationally, the availability of rentals is now at its lowest rate since 2001. barry petersen has been looking into this. >> reporter: when john and gina burnett bought their home in suburban denver they thought they'd spend the rest of their lives here with gina's son keith who has down syndrome. but john lost his job three years ago in the construction industry. >> what happened to all of the jobs? where'd they go? >> reporter: now they face losing their house to foreclosure and for them an unplanned transition from home owner to renter. >> it's very hard. it's painful. it's frustrating. >> reporter: does it feel unfair that this is happening to you? >> we've done everything we possibly could to keep this from happening and-- i'm sorry. and-- >> reporter: but it's happening. >> yeah. >> reporter: and as
for being here. brian williams asked who is responsible for the kids at denby high school in detroit. i am. i'm state superintendent of schools in michigan and i need to tell you that my personal shame frankly is that we have not been able to make this a better place for kids who are in poverty. and it's rural poverty and it's urban poverty. and i think in my work in seven years in this job now without being able to move the ball much in those places where there's high poverty, our focus on college and career ready brings me back to one thing. we don't have kids kindergarten ready. and until we can get kids kindergarten ready and be able to read at grade level by third grade and then they need to read to learn from there on in, we haven't been able to crack that. and it comes back to kind of the early childhood question. what specifically would be your solutions to get kids kindergarten ready? >> i described that we do have programs like head start. we can evaluate where they have been effective and where they've been less effective. there are a number of private institutions. i happen to
in detroit who is desperate to get the president to listen to him. cnn's paula newton with this father's plea. >> reporter: this man says he doesn't know how much more pain he can take, or how much longer he will live. and so he has a plantive message for the president of iran. >> please, please, please release an innocent man and reunite him with his father and his mother. >> reporte he recently underwent brain surgery to remove a malignant tumor. he faces radiation and chemotherapy, but he says his fate lies not with the doctors and treatment, but with the man and the regime that have imprisoned his son. >> i hope and pray that i will get to see my son one last time before i go to the other side. >> reporter: amir is a former marine, a decorated iraqi war veteran, born in arizona and raised in nebraska and michigan. within weeks of setting foot in iran for the first time in august of last year, he was there to visit his grandmother, he was arrested, interrogated, imprisoned, and after several months -- >> my name is amir -- >> reporter: showcased on iranian tv as a cia operate iiv. he has b
from chicago to the northeast. 60s from fargo to detroit. upper 90s in phoenix. >>> all right. time for the long and shortly on the long story of shorty. do you get that? >> well, shorty's a poodle in north carolina. he was brought there by a family from new orleans who fled the gulf coast as hurricane gustav approached. >> while they were there, they gave shorty up for adoption. fast forward to two weeks ago, shorty was found on the side of the road, dirty with flees and alive. his microchip led caregivers to call his original owners. >> i get this call that shorty has been found on the streets of north carolina and i'm shocked and my kids are in disbelief. >> so shorty is going to be sent back to new orleans. vets say it will be a couple weeks before shorty is ready to travel. several offers have already been made to drive shorty home. but you know what? what disturbs me? that they gave shorty up for adoption. >> yeah. apparently their living situation in north carolina was such that they couldn't keep shorty, so it was kind of like a forced adoption. nobody knows how he ended up
account works best for me. host: walter in detroit, independent, good morning. caller: good morning. i would like to make a comment on something the gentleman said earlier. he was wondering why he had to put his money in a bank and why there are no other options. it's common knowledge that when you work hard for something and you want to put it somewhere, you want to trust to you give it to. you take a risk. when you find out they cannot be trusted and you are forced to compensate and are given the option to possibly go with them again, why would you do that? guest: having the choice of the banks or the financial institution that you use is incredibly important. consumers need to be able to shop around and find the one that works best for them. host: on twitter -- guest: not that i know of. host: can you explain withdrawal limits? guest: maybe they're talking about deposit holds where if they decide to hold some of your money because they're not sure of the source of your money, they have to give you $200 to start the next business day. i'm not sure if that's what he's referring to. ho
with a really strong, coherent response, to the auto bailout. he says let detroit go bankrupt. there's a supply chain, you know, a lot of manufacturers in ohio. the obama campaign talks about this day after day after day after day and romney campaign doesn't really have much of an answer for it. romney's going to ohio after his new york visit to join up with paul ryan for a bus tour. they know how important it is and they definitely have some work to do, john. >> all right. thank you, peter hamby in washington. the romney ohio bus tour begins today. thanks very much. >>> 35 minutes past the hour. the fbi will investigate the controversial shooting death of a disabled man. this was by police in houston. on saturday, officers were called to a group home for mentally ill people. responding to reports that a wheelchair-bound resident was acting aggressively. police say the double amputee advanced towards officers holding an object that turned out to be a pen. one officer shot him in the head. he died at the scene. >>> a california judge says singer chris brown has tested positive for marijuana, and
. good he said we should lead detroit go bankrupt. he said we should let the housing market hit bottom. he took the chinese side on the tired debate, so as americans think about what is before them, if they want to choose a president who is going to make the right decision for middle- class families and workers and not take us back to an environment based on special rules and tax rates for high income people and the regulation of wall street, the choice is clear. president obama is your choice if wld you care about is a strong economy of the middle class. >> you want to make the closing benediction? >> i would say i have the easy job today, and that is to say thank you to our moderators. good good economic policy making is about setting priorities, recognizing resources, and making choices. it is about intellectual and political. the subtext of this debate is that we and the administration face huge challenges. they have found the ability to make the best decision and take the right path, however tuffet is. -- tough it is. none of them are easy, but we appreciate the willingness to tal
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